All Blog Posts Tagged 'house' (10)

Automata, Blue John and Samurai

AND back at the bench! Hooray!

Temporary Workbench - 2

I've begun to catch up with commissions and making stock work. Immediately, I'm working on a piece incorporating a small 9ct Edwardian brooch and some of the metal found on Dungeness…


Added by The Justified Sinner on October 3, 2015 at 2:51pm — 2 Comments

RIP: The House of Falling Furniture

"Defenestration" was an original, local landmark in San Francisco, CA between 1997 and 2013. The artist behind the work is Brian Goggin.



Added by Brigitte Martin on July 7, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Lizzie Thomas - Rather than with Words

Lizzie Thomas: ‘They Said a King Once Ruled the Forest.’ Materials: vintage folding rulers

"I am a Children’s Author/Illustrator and Designer/Maker based between Brighton and London, UK. Narrative is central to my…


Added by Brigitte Martin on November 6, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Maker Faire at the White House

President Barack Obama meets Lindsay Lawlor of San Diego, Calif., and his creation, a 17-foot-tall, 2,200-lb robotic giraffe that "walks" on wheels and is powered by a 12-horsepower hybrid fuel-engine motor, during his tour on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 18,…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 18, 2014 at 5:06pm — No Comments

House with slipped down facade, Margate UL

The facade of this house in the English seaside town of Margate appears to peel away from the rest of the building and slump down into the front yard.

British designer Alex Chinneck created the installation - called From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes - by…


Added by Brigitte Martin on March 23, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Tedd Lott - Woodworks

Sculptural practices are at once defined and restrained by their connections to tradition. When viewing woodworking in the context of objects made with wood; housing, particularly stick frame construction, emerges as possibly the most widespread use of the material…


Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2014 at 8:13am — 1 Comment

Craftex 2013

So, after all the blogging of the degree shows and other peoples' students' work, it is now the time of my own non-degree students to shine. Every year, the august body, The Trades Hall of Glasgow, a marvellous philanthropic association of people who strive to preserve the craft skills in society, organise a competition between the colleges of Further Education in which the students compete to win substantial cash prizes,…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 9, 2013 at 8:03am — No Comments

Istanbul Tuesday

Time for my teaching session, held in Hraç Arslanyan's "Mahrec Art House" workshops.

Iron Jewellery Workshop - 7

Hraç Arslanyan is an amazing jeweller, working with…


Added by The Justified Sinner on April 8, 2013 at 2:13pm — 2 Comments

Degree Show Time Again

It is that time of year again... it barely seems like moment since I last shared some of the exciting things going on in the Art Schools in Scotland and the time has come to do it again, kicking off with the Glasgow School of Art show which opened last Friday. (Clicking on any of the images will take you to Flickr, where you can see larger versions.)



Added by The Justified Sinner on June 11, 2012 at 2:25pm — No Comments

First Meeting of the New Semester

Woke up and left for the first meeting of the semester, it wasn't mandatory but sometimes things are about showing up and making an appearance-even if no one cares to share that tidbit. I have meeting on Thursday and Friday all day and then holiday on Monday and the start of the semester. Talk of budgets and cuts and how to enterprise on OPM- Other People's Money- to ensure the funds for research and travel grants left me with a more solid foundation on the workings of the University system. As… Continue

Added by Robin Gordon on January 10, 2011 at 6:51pm — 1 Comment

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